Applied Language Studies and Linguistics

Full list of library databases for Applied Language Studies and Linguistics.

Access to library resources

As distance students, you can use the Catalogue to find records of items the library holds.

  • Online
    Use your University username to access electronic resources, e.g., books and journals, held by the Library.
  • In print
    Physical items can only be requested by students based in New Zealand, using:
    • ​Intercampus
      Use to access books, and copies of book chapters or articles from print and microfilm journals, held in the University of Auckland Library system. Delivery is arranged through the Flexible Service.
    • Interlibrary loan
      Use to access books or journal articles not held in the University of Auckland Library system.

Subject headings

Search for items in the Catalogue under a subject heading. The following are useful:

Building on your research

More resources for your assignments can be found by:

  • Finding journal articles
    Watch this video to find out how to find a specific article you are after.
  • Searching databases
    Use to find articles on a specific topic.
  • Finding theses and dissertations
    Search for items held at the University of Auckland or in other universities.

See Referencing tab for help with managing your references.

Lists of Corpora and related tools

Corpora available at the Library

To find other corpora CDs held in the library, search the Catalogue:

  • Enter corpus into the search box. Click Search.
  • From the results screen, under Refine My Results >> Format select Other.

Online corpora


New Zealand English


Online concordancers

  • KfNgram
    Makes ngram indices of any supplied text.
  • AntConc
    Asian as well as European languages.
  • WebCorp
    Web concordancer

APA is a common referencing style in the Faculty of Arts. Check your course outline or consult with your lecturer to find out the style to use.


  • Referencing
    Access a range of tools and support material to assist your referencing work.


  • Quick©ite
    Use this interactive tool to view examples of references.
    Covers a range of styles used at the University of Auckland.

Last updated : 16 March 2020
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